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The British Crown attempted to impose its authority and restrict the liberties of the colonists by imposing new taxes to help pay for wars in Europe. Which of these taxes was NOT imposed on the colonists?


The British Crown attempted to impose its authority and restrict the liberties of the colonists by imposing new taxes to help pay for wars in Europe. Which of these taxes was NOT imposed on the colonists?
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Question 3.3. The British Crown attempted to impose its authority and restrict the liberties of the colonists by imposing new taxes to help pay for wars in Europe. Which of these taxes was NOT imposed on the colonists? (Points : 1)
Wool Act

Stamp Act

Molasses Act

None of the above

Question 4.4. The Articles of Confederation invested the greatest power in the individual states and left the national government weak and powerless. (Points : 1)
True

False

Question 5.5. All of the original 13 American colonies were initially companies of shareholders or proprietorships whose authority was based in charters granted by the Crown. (Points : 1)
True

False

Question 6.6. What United States document establishes the core principles on which our government is based? (Points : 1)
Constitution

Articles of Confederation

Bill of Rights

Magna Carta

Question 7.7. Indirect democracy differs from direct democracy in that (Points : 1)
the people don’t get to vote.

the people elect representatives.

the government serves the public interest.

the people participate in public affairs and vote on all matters.

Question 8.8. The events surrounding the Newburgh Conspiracy and Shay’s Rebellion highlighted fundamental weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation. Which of these weaknesses can NOT be attributed to the national government under the Articles of Confederation? (Points : 1)
Inability to authorize the formation of new states

Inability to collect revenue from the people

Inability to change the Articles without unanimous approval of state legislatures.

Inability to regulate commerce.

Question 9.9. The Bill of Rights, as a whole, protects states’ rights because (Points : 1)
its prohibitions only apply to the national government.

it does not mention the people.

it does not mention the states.

it concerns the natural rights of the people.

Question 10.10. The American system of government can be most accurately described as a _________. (Points : 1)
Democracy

Meritocracy

Representative Democracy

Constitutional Autocracy

Question 11.11. True or False: Republicanism prefers small governance units and assumes homogeneity while Liberalism tolerates diversity and is thus heterogeneous. (Points : 1)
True

False

Question 12.12. The Anti-Federalists were concerned that the Constitution did not (Points : 1)
adequately protect states’ rights.

expressly limit powers of the national government.

establish a strong national government.

provide for a strong enough defense.

Question 13.13. The Federalists argued that a Bill of Rights was not necessary because (Points : 1)
all basic protections were contained in the Constitution.

the anti-Federalists were being irrational.

it impedes the authority of the government.

it would take too long to ratify.

Question 14.14. John Locke, writer of Second Treatise of Government, coined the expression: “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” (Points : 1)
True

False

Question 15.15. The Federalist Papers were editorials written by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison that supported ratification of the Constitution. In which state were these editorials first published? (Points : 1)
New Jersey

Virginia

New York

Pennsylvania

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